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U.S. Colleges Directory: Comparing Food Allergy & GF Policies–Georgia

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Georgia

Emory University 

Disability Services

  1. Doctor’s note with medical documentation required for accommodations?
    Yes
  2. Paperwork filed with disabilities office required for accommodations?
    Yes
  3. Food allergy fair or similar event at start of year?
    No

Dining Services

  1. Dietitian or dining services staff available for a meeting before applying?
    Yes
  2. Is ingredient or allergen information onsite/online?
    Not posted, but ingredient information available on request.
  3. Dining staff trained regularly on food allergy, celiac disease, cross-contact?
    Yes
  4. Pre-made allergy-friendly meals available?
    No
  5. Ingredient substitutions available?
    Yes at Made-to-Order Station.
  6. Separate utensils and separate area in kitchen for
    food allergy/celiac orders?

    Separate utensils used everywhere for allergy. Only Dobbs Market’s Avoiding Gluten Station’s meals prepared in separate area.
  7. All dining halls able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    Only Dobbs Market is peanut-, nut- and shellfish-free; only Dobbs offers items prepared in gluten-free area.
  8. All retail sites able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    Some


Residential Housing

  1. Area on housing form to indicate food allergies/celiac disease?
    No
  2. Resident Assistants trained on allergic reactions, auto-injector administration?
    No
  3. On-campus residence required in first year?
    Yes
  4. Meal plans required if in on-campus housing?
    Yes
  5. Possible to group food allergy students as roommates?
    Yes, if requested.
  6. Microwaves/mini-fridge allowed in rooms?
    Yes
  7. Room with kitchenette available, even if freshman?
    No for freshmen; yes for upperclass.


 

Georgia Institute of Technology

Disability Services

  1. Doctor’s note with medical documentation required for accommodations?
    Yes
  2. Paperwork filed with disabilities office required for accommodations?
    Yes
  3. Food allergy fair or similar event at start of year?
    Yes. Dining Services attend 10+ orientations; allergen information provided.

Dining Services

  1. Dietitian or dining services staff available for a meeting before applying?
    Yes. Dietitian and executive chef onsite for questions.
  2. Is ingredient or allergen information onsite/online? 
    Yes, community restaurants’ menus list ingredients and allergen info. Yes, online. See “On the Menu” here.
  3. Dining staff trained regularly on food allergy, celiac disease, cross-contact?
    Yes
  4. Pre-made allergy-friendly meals available?
    Yes. Our Simply to Go program offers allergy-friendly meals and clearly mark ingredients.
  5. Ingredient substitutions available?
    Yes. All community restaurants offer to make accommodations based on dietary needs.
  6. Separate utensils and separate area in kitchen for
    food allergy/celiac orders?

    Yes
  7. All dining halls able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    Yes
  8. All retail sites able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    No

Residential Housing

  1. Area on housing form to indicate food allergies/celiac disease?
    No, students with disabilities are directed to the Office of Disability Services.
  2. Resident Assistants trained on allergic reactions, auto-injector administration?
    No. RAs trained to quickly activate the Crisis Response by contacting emergency officials.
  3. On-campus residence required in first year?
    No
  4. Meal plans required if in on-campus housing?
    No
  5. Possible to group food allergy students as roommates?
    Yes, if students request each other.
  6. Microwaves/mini-fridge allowed in rooms?
    Yes/Yes
  7. Room with kitchenette available, even if freshman?
    Yes.

 

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